This last County competition of 2019, held in memory of Glenda Ricketts, was played on a dry day, thankfully with only a passing shower.  The course was in fine condition, despite heavy rain earlier in the week, and Nevill GC, as ever, gave everyone a very warm welcome.

There were 56 lady competitors from 22 different clubs across Sussex taking part.

As the aim is to raise money for the Breast Cancer Now charity, pink was the order of the day both for golf and après-golf attire.  The clubhouse echoed the theme with pink floral arrangements and table decorations. True to tradition John Ricketts, Glenda’s husband kindly presented the prizes.

The Salvers were won by Paula Carver from Worthing and Rose Gould from Copthorne with a score of 35 points.

Second, with 34 points were Sophie Tester and Isobel Horsley both from Sedlescombe.

Third, also with 34 points, were Mel Kirk from Copthorne and Bernadette Janes from Lindfield.  Mel is Glenda’s daughter and Bernadette is Glenda’s sister, so there was an especially touching moment as John Ricketts presenting their prizes.

Nearest the Pin on the 9th hole was won by Rose Gould from Copthorne, whilst nearest the pin on the 12th hole was won by Teresa Ward from Royal Eastbourne

The Best Back 9 was won by Jacs Mosseri-Marlio from Royal Ashdown Forest and Jan Gates from Seaford with 19 points.  The Best Front 9 was won by Aileen Beale from Highwoods and Sarah Quinn from Willingdon with 19 points.  To see the full results click here.

The raffle which was run by Caroline Hughes 2019 Lady Captain of Nevill raised £475.00, and a donation of £150.00 was also made by Bea and Neil Janes.

After a delicious carvery roast, the results of the silent auction were announced, and this raised a further £620.00. We expect to send approximately £1250.00 to the Breast Cancer Now Charity.

Thanks to everyone who took part and gave so generously towards this worthy charity.